Oh crap! I'll do some testing....
Wow, I wasn't expecting that. Thanks for the warning! In that case,
On Fri, 25 May 2012, Derek Gaston wrote:
Just a heads up... I'm using all of that code extensively to do contact
ghosting with ParallelMesh. So whatever you do will probably break my
stuff. I'm not telling you this to keep you from it (my code needs a good
refactor anyway... so this will be a good opportunity to do that) just
letting you know that there are some people using those APIs...
a warning in return: I've probably already broken your code.
PackedElem now always packs in DofObject indices, which means that
manual calculations of the packed size will be wrong.
I'll warn again when more refactoring touches those classes.